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Lake Tahoe Friday fact

What is the longest bridge in the Lake Tahoe Basin? When finished, the last bridge on the Tahoe East Shore Trail will be 810’ long, making it the longest bridge in the Tahoe Basin. Construction crews are hard at work, … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Friday fact

How many people are at Lake Tahoe? Year-round resident population is 66,000. Total population can reach 300,000 on peak days. About three million people visit Lake Tahoe each year. This is comparable to the numbers of visitors to Grand Canyon … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Friday fact

Does pollution endanger Lake Tahoe? Lake Tahoe has lost about one-third of its world-renowned clarity since 1968. The major component of clarity loss is fine particles, with nearly three-quarters originating from development-impacted watersheds. Another important pollutant is nitrogen, over one-half … Continue reading

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If Tahoe is so pure, why do we see so much attached algae growth on piers and rocks in the near shore? The appearance of heavy attached algae growths in the nearshore of Lake Tahoe is a fairly recent development … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Friday fact

Does Lake Tahoe ever freeze? The main body of Lake Tahoe does not freeze. The stored heat in the Lake’s massive amount of water compared to its relative surface area prevents the Lake from reaching freezing temperature under the prevailing … Continue reading

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How cold is Lake Tahoe? Below an average depth of 900 ft, water temperature is a near constant 41 °F. Over the last 10 years, monthly surface water temperature averaged 41.9 °F at its coldest in February and 65.7 °F … Continue reading

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What is the weather like? During the winter months, the average high air temperature is in the mid-40s °F and the average low is in the mid to high-20s °F. In the summer months, the average highs are in the … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe Friday fact

Where does all the water go? About one-third of the water flows into the Truckee River through the dam at Tahoe City for downstream use with any remaining water flowing 140 miles to the river terminus at Pyramid Lake. The … Continue reading

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